Advanced Custom Rod Building

Advanced Custom Rod Building

by Dale P. Clemens

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Overview

  • Considered the Bible of rod building
  • Essential guide for fishermen making their own rods
  • Especially useful for the experienced custom builder 

Have you ever wondered what it would feel like to have a rod that feels like a part of you and not just a tool? Have you ever wanted to make your own fishing rod that rivals those in stores? If you answered “yes” to either question, this book is absolutely for you. Dale P. Clemens encourages all fishermen to have a rod that is specifically customized for his or her style. Advanced Custom Rod Building is the guide you need to make your own. 

This guide highlights the key points needed to make tackle that is better than anything that could be bought in a store. It also includes clear illustrations, figures, and tables to help the experienced 

custom builder. Clemens shares techniques for building rods used in all conditions, whether light freshwater or heavy surf. Thanks to this book, building your own custom rod that will be beautiful and durable isn’t a mystery. 

Skyhorse Publishing is proud to publish a broad range of books for fishermen. Our books for anglers include titles that focus on fly fishing, bait fishing, fly-casting, spin casting, deep sea fishing, and surf fishing. Our books offer both practical advice on tackle, techniques, knots, and more, as well as lyrical prose on fishing for bass, trout, salmon, crappie, baitfish, catfish, and more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to publishing books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked by other publishers and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781620877937
Publisher: Skyhorse
Publication date: 04/09/2013
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 368
Sales rank: 310,640
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Dale P. Clemens is the founder of RodCrafters Journal and was the proprietor of the legendary Dale Clemens Custom Tackle. His work on custom rod making has made it one of the most important sectors of the entire fishing tackle industry. He is also the author of Fiberglass Rod Making and Custom Rod Thread Art.

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